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Man flown to hospital after boating accident on Beltzville Lake

Man airlifted after boating accident

LEHIGHTON, Pa. - One person was flown to the hospital after a boating accident on Beltzville Lake in Carbon County Thursday evening.

A man, identified as Gregory Price of Perkasie, was hit several times by a propeller of a boat, causing arterial bleeding from his arm, according to the Fish and Boat Commission.

He was being towed on a tube.

The accident happened near the Pine Run Lodge at around 5 p.m.

A Pennstar chopper flew the victim to the hospital.

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